How to Decrypt BitLocker Drive in Linux?

Updated on October 18, 2019 by Admin to BitLocker for Linux

Hasleo BitLocker Anywhere For Linux is the world's first and only Linux software which you can use it to decrypt BitLocker encrypted drives on Linux, with it you can use it to decrypt BitLocker encrypted drive on Linux easily. Below we will show you how this is done.

Tips:

  • Terminating the program, removing the drive or abnormal power off during decryption will result in data corruption.

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Tutorial to Decrypt BitLocker Drive in Linux.

Step 1. Download and extract Hasleo BitLocker Anywhere For Linux.

Step 2. Open a terminal as a non-root user, go to the bin subfolder under the extract folder, then execute the 'run.sh' script to start the program.

Step 3. Right-click the BitLocker encrypted drive you want to decrypt in main window, then click "Turn off BitLocker".

select the drive to decrypt

 

Step 4. Enter the password or recovery key, then click "Next".

enter decrypt password or recovery key

 

Step 5. Hasleo BitLocker Anywhere For Linux will now decrypt the contents of the selected drive using BitLocker drive encryption. The decryption process could take a long time to finish depending on the size of the drive, so please be patient to wait. If you don't want to wait until the decryption operation is finished, "Shut down the computer when the operation is completed" option is a good idea. Just check it.

decrypting bitlocker drive

 

Step 6. After the decryption is complete, click the "Finish" button to return to the main window.

decryption is complete
 

As described above, with the help of Hasleo BitLocker Anywhere For Linux you can decrypt a BitLocker encrypted drive in Linux in just a few simple steps. As a All-in-one BitLocker solution for Linux, you can also use Hasleo BitLocker Anywhere For Linux to encrypt drives with BitLocker in Linux, or read and write BitLocker encrypted drives in Linux.